Black Box: Has the ABC TV Show Been Cancelled?

Black Box TV show canceled or season two?ABC recently cancelled several shows (Mixology, Suburgatory, Betrayal, etc.) and renewed many others (Resurrection, Revenge, The Goldbergs, etc.). What about the new Black Box series that airs on Thursday nights?

The show revolves around a beautiful and brilliant neuroscientist (Kelly Reilly) who’s hiding the fact that she’s bipolar. The rest of the cast includes Ditch Davey, David Ajala, Terry Kinney, Ali Wong, David Chisum, Laura Fraser, Siobhan Williams, and Vanessa Redgrave.

The show debuted on April 24th to a poor 1.5 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 6.87 million viewers. The ratings have gotten even worse as the weeks have progressed. This week’s installment hit a new low with a 1.1 rating and 4.31 million.

While ABC hasn’t cancelled Black Box, they surely will. The ratings have just been too low to be renewed for a second season.

The question now is, “Will all of the episodes air?” There are nine episodes remaining. If the ratings keep going down, the network could easily pull the show and replace it with reruns. Hopefully they’ll either air or release them so the show’s small audience can see them.

What do you think? Do you think that Black Box should be cancelled or renewed for a second season? Do you think ABC should air all of the episodes they have?

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  1. carol finch says

    Please keep giving us episodes of Black Box. It is one of the most interesting shows I have seen on television. It always has me completely captivated…….if you could just make it available on shaw on demand or netflix so people could see past shows I’m sure more people would watch it once they have heard from others how good it really is and then are able to access it.

  2. Kara says

    Please don’t cancel this show!!!! I love it! I need it so much. Its like my life but some on better looking is playing me.

  3. Carrie Greenberg says

    We love black box. The characters and actors are awesome. We really hope it goesback on the air. We would be very disappointed if it doesn’t. We would love to see Esme get to have two loving moms!!

  4. Vanessa says

    This is the first show that is based on something
    Close to being relastic .. Hopefully it isn’t cxl and given the chance to pick
    Up more of an audience.

  5. Lisa says

    I cannot even believe this is happening a 2nd time to me!?
    My mom and I LOVE the black box and I would be crushed if they dont return:( please ABC give Black Box a second season…

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